Match 2 : Botswana vs Rwanda | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

The all-important second match of the 2nd edition of Kwibuka Women’s T20 Tournament is set to be battled out against Botswana and hosts Rwanda at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium in Kigali at 01:15 PM (IST) Indian Standard Time.

Match 2 : Botswana vs Rwanda | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming
Match 2 : Botswana vs Rwanda | Squads | Players to watch | Fantasy Playing XI | Live streaming

 

Rwanda will want to put pressure on the opponents right from the beginning with the help of their crowd and familiar playing conditions. Botswana skipper Mercy Dipogiso will look to lead from the front and negate all discrepancies.

Squads:

Botswana – Laura Mophakedi (c, wk), Mercy Dipogiso (wk), Onneile Keitsemang, Oratile Kgeresi, Pako Mapotsane, Goabilwe Matome, Thapelo Modise, Amantle Mokgotlhe, Shameelah Mosweu, Tebogo Motlhabaphuti, Merapelo Phiase, Florence Samanyika, Goitseone Setshwane, Tuelo Shadrack.

Rwanda – Marie Bimenyimana (c), Sifa Ingabire, Alice Ikuzwe, Rosine Irera, Gisele Ishimwe, Henriette Ishimwe, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Belise Murekatete, Josiane Nyirankundineza, Clarisse Uwase, Geovanis Uwase (wk), Merveille Uwase (wk), Sarah Uwera (wk), Margueritte Vumiliya.

Players to watch out:

Laura Mophakedi

Mainstay keeper for the Botswana national team, Laura is known for her agility behind the stumps and for some fiery hitting while batting down the order.

Shameelah Mosweu

Prominent all-rounder Shameelah is known for her valuable contributions both with the bat and her prized off-spinning abilities. Her bowling average is massive at just 16.50.

Gisele Ishimwe

18-year-old prodigy, Gisele has a ton of experience. Having turned the game with both bat and ball for her side, she’ll be a key player going into the contest.

Immaculee Muhawenimana

Rwanda’s chances with the ball rests in the hands of Immaculee. With best bowling figures of (4/6), she has time and again shown her worth as a bowler.

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Pitch:

A well-balanced track with a slight advantage for the batters. But it’s only a matter of hitting the right lengths for the bowlers and restricting their counterparts to a lower total.

Weather:

Comfortable playing conditions are forecasted, with temperatures hovering around mid-20 degrees and no possible chance of rain. Although it will remain overcast for some part of the day.

Fantasy Playing XI:

Sarah Uwera, Gisele Ishimwe, Clarisse Umutoniwase, Thapelo Modise, Florence Samanyika, Henriette Ishimwe, Belyse Murekatete, Shameelah Mosweu, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Josiane Nyirankundineza, Pako Mapotsane

Match Details:

Date – June 10th, 2023

Time – 01:15 PM IST

Venue – Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Rwanda

Broadcast – Access live scores for all the games in the series on the FanCode app and website.

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